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Visions of Nebraska: Autumn in Northeastern Nebraska
Wednesday, October 18, 2017 to Friday, October 20, 2017

The rolling landscape of northeast Nebraska contrasted with the fertile river bottom crop lands, add up to a spectacular autumn experience. Join your OLLI friends as we explore the region in this third and final travel salute celebrating Nebraska’s 150th birthday. Our destinations are diverse, focusing on some of the colorful history, cultural diversity and landscapes that uniquely describe northeast Nebraska. We’ll visit the John G. Neihardt Center, Ponca State Park, Ho-Chunk Village, Bluebird Nursery, Silver Hills Winery, Ashfall Fossil Beds State Historical Park, Steamship Bertrand Museum, Dakota Bend National Refuge and Genoa Indian School Museum.

$548 per person for shared accommodations
$670 per person for single accommodations

Reservation deadline: September 15, 2017

Although the reservation deadline is September 15, this tour may reach maximum capacity much earlier. Therefore, early registration is encouraged to guarantee space on the tour. September 15 is also the deadline for cancellation and a full refund. Once the tour registrations reach capacity, interested individuals will be placed on a reserve list.

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Branson Holiday
Wednesday, November 15, 2017 to Saturday, November 18, 2017

Get an early start celebrating the holidays with the best of Branson holiday shows. This trip has been scheduled for the week prior to Thanksgiving to avoid the December rush. Seven great shows are featured with Branson’s most talented entertainers. PLUS, enjoy your stay at the Chateau on the Lake, Branson’s premier hotel. Travel to Branson will be via deluxe motor coach. There should be time to unpack at the Chateau before your included dinner and the first show.

The show lineup includes:

•    The 5th Dimension. Best known for their hit “Up, Up and Away,” you will enjoy memories of the 70s and 80s with other hits such as “Aquarius, “Let the Sun Shine In” and “I Didn’t Get to Sleep at All.”

•    The Shoji Tabuchi Show. The show offers musical entertainment. This one of Branson’s must see shows that has been an audience pleaser for over thirty years.

•    The Dutton Family. It is truly an all-family event with Mom and Dad, their children, spouses and now grandchildren. The Duttons are international touring and recording artists who perform bluegrass to classical music and everything in between.

•    The Texas Tenors. This trio delights audiences with great songs from several genres including country, pop, gospel, Broadway-style and even classical.

•    Christmas Wonderland show. Showcasing the best Christmas songs and coordinated leg-kicking skills of a gorgeous chorus line, this show has everything – dazzling costumes, sensational singers and dancers and elaborate production numbers.

•    Daniel O’Donnell. Daniel has made a name for himself across multiple music genres. Whether he’s serenading audiences with light country songs, sharing a traditional Irish ballad or performing a pop song, his music appeals to the masses.

•    Johnny Mathis. Sit back, relax and enjoy an evening with such hits as “Chances Are,” “It’s Not for Me to Say” and many more.

$952 per person for shared accommodations
1,191 for single accommodations

Reservation and cancellation deadline: October 15, 2017

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Panama Canal Cruise: The New Locks
Thursday, February 15, 2018 to Monday, February 26, 2018

Consider this: The average February temperature in Lincoln, Neb., ranges from a high of 40 degrees to a low of 18; The average February temperature in Panama ranges from a high of 84 degrees to a low of 76.  Now, is there any reason not to consider trading the snow and cold for a week of cruising the Caribbean? Toss in the Panama Canal’s new locks and a day of cruising Lake Gatun, day stops in the Bahamas, Colombia, Costa Rica and the Cayman Islands and you have a relaxing 11-day great escape.

 The fee schedule for participation in this cruise will depend on the type of cabin selected.

Pricing for each category includes:

  • Roundtrip motor coach transportation between Lincoln and the Omaha airport
  • Roundtrip airfare between Omaha and Ft. Lauderdale
  • February 15 overnight hotel accommodations in Ft. Lauderdale
  • The ship cabin in the price category selected including meals provided by the ship
  • Ship taxes and fees
  • Ft. Lauderdale transfers between the airport and hotel and ship to airport

 Pricing does NOT include Ft. Lauderdale overnight meals, shipboard drinks, any cruise excursions or any shipboard gratuities. All passengers will require a U.S. passport which is valid for six months beyond the ending cruise date.

 Final reservation, payment and cancellation without penalty deadline: November 15, 2017.